UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf - updates

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FAST FACTS: What you should know about Benham Rise

Mar 18, 2017 - 10:15 AM

The Philippines 13 million hectare territory near Aurora is considered part of the country s extended continental shelf but is not part of the PH national territory

CORAL-RICH. Researchers say Benham Bank is rich in corals. Photo courtesy of Dr Hildie Nacorda/UPLB-SESAM

Russia files UN claim over vast swathe of Arctic

Aug 04, 2015 - 10:33 PM

This would include the North Pole and potentially give Russia access to an estimated 4 9 billion tonnes of hydrocarbons according to government estimates

A picture taken on July 19, 2015 shows the Nordenskjoldbreen glacier in the Spitbergen province of the Svalbard archipelago, in the Arctic Ocean. AFP PHOTO / DOMINIQUE FAGET

Putin orders military to boost Arctic presence

Dec 10, 2013 - 6:58 PM

President Vladimir Putin ordered its military to step up its presence in the Arctic after Canada signalled its intention to claim the North Pole

TO NORTH POLE. President Vladimir Putin ordered its military to step up its presence in the Arctic after Canada signalled its intention to claim the North Pole. Photo by EPA/Maxim Shipenkov